Rourkela Police Nabs PLFI Area Commander

Rourkela: In a major success for the police, an area commander of banned Peoples Liberation Front of India (PLFI), was arrested here on Monday. The PLFI ultra, Mahendra Chimpia was nabbed by Bisra police during a search operation.

One mouser and two loaded magazines have been recovered from the dreaded ultra’s possession. Chimpia was a protégé of PLFI’s Jharkhand zonal commander Dinesh Gop. Chimpia was handling PLFI activities in areas bordering Sundergarh district.

According to the police, Chimpia was active in Bisra, Nuagaon, Hatibari, Raechoga and Talasara since 2012. More than one dozen criminal cases are pending in his name at Bisra and Talsara police stations.

Kavita Jalan, DIG, Western Range